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Dr Sandy Brownlee


I currently teach on CSCU9A3 - Data Structures, Objects and Algorithms during the Autumn/Winter semester, and ITNPBD6 - Data Analytics during the Spring semester.

I have previously taken lectures and labs for some parts of:

In the past I have also taught on a number of topics including optimisation, genetic algorithms, introductory Java programming, web application frameworks and web technologies such as XML.

Honours / MSc Dissertation Supervision

I am open to the possibility of supervising a honours and MSc projects in a areas related to my research. Please get in touch if you are keen! Other available projects for final year CS students are here.

PhD Student Supervision

Co-supervisor for Kevin Graham (principal supervisor Leslie Smith) - metaheuristic performance in continuous problems

Co-supervisor for Ken Reid (principal supervisor Jingpeng Li) - scheduling and rostering optimization

External co-supervisor for Vivi Vatougiou (principal supervisor Jon Wright) at Loughborough University - Retrofit heat pump and thermal storage systems for UK houses

Completed students

Co-supervisor for Jason Adair (principal supervisor Gabriela Ochoa) - "Search Based Approaches For Improved Training Of BCI Applications"

Co-supervisor for Sami Haraldsson (principal supervisor John Woodward) - "Genetic Improvement: From Program Landscapes to the Automatic Improvement of a Live System"

Co-supervisor for Mengchao (Wendy) Wang (principal supervisor Jon Wright). Viva date 10/6/2014, with thesis "Sensitivity Analysis and Evolutionary Optimization for Building Design". Her thesis can be found at Loughborough University.